Rachael Maskell

Rachael Helen Maskell (born 5 July 1972) is a British politician serving as Member of Parliament (MP) for York Central since 2015. A member of the Labour and Co-operative parties, she was Shadow Environment Secretary from 2016 to 2017 and Shadow Employment Secretary from 2020 to 2020.

Rachael Maskell
Official portrait, 2020
Shadow Minister for Arts, Civil Society and Youth[lower-alpha 1]
In office
10 April 2020  14 December 2021
LeaderKeir Starmer
Preceded byVicky Foxcroft
Succeeded byBarbara Keeley
Shadow Secretary of State for Employment Rights
In office
7 January 2020  6 April 2020
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byLaura Pidcock
Succeeded byAndy McDonald
Shadow Minister for Rail
In office
3 July 2017  7 January 2020
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byPat Glass
Succeeded byTanmanjeet Singh Dhesi
Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
In office
27 June 2016  1 February 2017
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byKerry McCarthy
Succeeded bySue Hayman
Shadow Minister for Armed Forces Personnel and Veterans
In office
18 September 2015  27 June 2016
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Preceded byYvonne Fovargue
Succeeded byGerald Jones
Member of Parliament
for York Central
Assumed office
7 May 2015
Preceded byHugh Bayley
Majority13,545 (27.4%)
Personal details
Born (1972-07-05) 5 July 1972 (age 49)
Winchester, Hampshire, England
Political partyLabour Co-op
Other political
Socialist Campaign Group (since 2015)
Alma materUniversity of East Anglia
WebsiteOfficial website

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